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Group chairman and CEO of the ANSA McAL Group Norman Sabga has signalled the conglomerate’s intent to bolster its growth through a number of acquisitions soon to be finalised.

“We are looking at two acquisitions right now. One is pretty close to finalization which would give us greater reach across the Caribbean in the manufacturing sector and...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Today’s Maha Sabha’s column was written by Pt Bhadase Seetahal Maharaj, president of the Pandits Parishad. This Council of Pandits, comprising almost 200 pandits, feel offended and insulted by calypsonian Chalkdust’s rendition, Learn from Arithmetic:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Disclosure. During my last trip to Jamaica I had raw oysters at Port Royal served with a sauce that included a marijuana twig soaked in a concoction of honey, Scotch Bonnet peppers and spices. Yummy, and it also helped ease my sore throat and cough.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Just when you think Carnival is over and you’re swimming away, a fin pops up in the water. This fin is a letter to the editor by Mr Aiyegoro Ome, former president of NJAC and the NACC, headlined “Critics Essential to Developing Our Creative Arts” (March 1).

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The BP statistical review of world energy tells us that of the three fossil fuels (oil, coal and natural gas), oil remains king. The world gets 33 per cent of its energy from oil, 29 per cent from coal and 24 per cent from natural gas.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Philosophers say that our impression of our surroundings at any moment in time is heavily influenced by our inner feelings.

If so, I must have been feeling very contented last week because it seemed to me that the country had a good Carnival one.

Monday, March 6, 2017

The past two weeks have been a watershed for policing. The National Security Minister’s “oops, I didn’t mean crime-free” Carnival holiday saw incidents in Scarborough and La Brea where police officers and a vehicle were attacked by citizens, one officer rendered unconscious.

Monday, March 6, 2017

How about giving up fish for Lent? You may want to consider doing this after scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill disclosed on Ash Wednesday that 90 per cent of predatory reef fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs due to overfishing.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

The debate continues about when should the Government decide to include in any piece of legislation the preamble and the certificate that will confirm that Parliament is making a confession about its intention to legislate in a manner inconsistent with the fundamental human rights and freedoms...

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Last week, the Central Statistical Office revealed that Carnival in T&T does not make a profit.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

In 1990, when the World Wide Web wasn’t so worldwide, an American attorney named Mike Godwin proposed an online adage which he named after himself.

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